Archive for September, 2013

  • Turkey frustrated over stalled EU membership bid
    September 28, 2013, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    The Turkish government is voicing increasing frustration over its stalled bid to join the European Union. Ankara is now warning that the country’s future does not necessarily lie with the […]

  • Activists protest against Serbia’s ban of Belgrade Pride 2013
    September 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A group of hundreds of protesters held a rapidly-organised demonstration against the ban by the Serbian government of the Belgrade Pride Parade 2013, imposed with prime minister Ivica Dačić saying […]

  • Will Boiko’s boycott tactics spoil his own future?
    September 27, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    ince the Bulgarian Socialist Party government came to power in May 2013, opposition leader and former prime minister Boiko Borissov seems to have spent more effort on walking out of […]

  • Is Turkey turning away from the West?
    September 26, 2013, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    A top adviser to Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan argued publicly that Turkey should stop aspiring to join the European Union and focus instead on carving out a leadership […]

  • Russia Watch: Russia’s Potemkin Arctic Conference?
    September 26, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    There were two hours to go Wednesday afternoon at the international conference “The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue” when the organizers, The Russian Geographical Society, announced that all foreign correspondents […]

  • Film review: Bernie
    September 26, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    “What you’re fixin’ to see is a true story,” a title card tells us right at the outset of the 2011 film Bernie. The events may be strange, and the presentation of […]

  • What’s on: 2013 Sofia Dance Week from October 5 to 19
    September 26, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The 2013 Sofia Dance Week, the sixth year the “week” is being held, starts on October 5 and continues until October 19, showcasing performances from America, Asia and Europe – […]